Mount St Mary's College
has just released a new film to celebrate 175 years of the school's foundation.
Mount Family 175
Holydays of Obligation - Epiphany and Ascension
The Bishops' Conference of England and Wales has announced the decision to restore the feasts of Epiphany (6th January) and Ascension (10th May in 2018) to their traditional dates. Ephiphany will continue to be transferrd to the Sunday if it occurs on the Saturday or Monday (as it does in 2018).
Jesuit Liturgical Calendar
Deputy Heads Conference
The annual meeting of Deputy Heads of Jesuit schools takes place on Monday 20th - Tuesday 21st November at Stonyhurst College.
Shared Vision 2
16th - 17th November 2017, Oxford
Shared Vision 2 is a conference for teachers and teaching assistants in Jesuit schools. It expores the Jesuit method of teaching and learning - Ignatian pedagogy.
Heads of RE Conference
The annual conference of Heads of RE and RE Coordinators takes place on Thursday 2nd to Friday 3rd November at Campion Hall, Oxford.
Governors Training Day
Saturday 8th October at the Jesuit Provincial Curia, London
This day is for new governors of Jesuit schools and governors who have not previously attended this training. The day provides an introduction to Jesuit education and the role of governors in promoting the Jesuit identity and mission of the schools.
Sixth Form Leadership Conference
This conference is for the head boys/girls of Jesuit secondary schools. It takes place at the Jesuit Villa House at Barmouth in North Wales from Wednesday 27th to Friday 29th September.
The Term 1 conference for chaplains of Jesuit schools will be at St Mary's Convent, Handsworth, Birmingham on 5th and 6th October 2017.
AMDG to LDS
This document which aims to give an overview of Jesuit education is now available with a brief introduction.
Teachers' Mass at Beginning of School Year
Suggested texts and readings for a Mass with teachers at the start of the school year. Includes a simple renewal of commitment to the ministry of teaching. [posted 30.8.17]
New school year teachers' Mass
Liturgical resources for the new school year
The Academic Mass
or Ascensio Scholarum is traditionally celebrated in Jesuit schools at the beginning of the new school year. [posted 30.8.17]
Resources and texts for Academic Mass
Shared Vision Induction
The new powerpoint presentations, handbook, scripts and resources for SVi are now available. [posted 29.8.17]
Sixth Form Leadership Conference
The annual leadership conference for senior school head boys/girls, chaplaincy prefects, etc. takes place at the Jesuit Villa House in North Wales from Wednesday 27th to Friday 29th September. [posted 30.8.17]
RE Resources - September
Charles Beach's monthly collection of RE resources. [posted 25.8.17]
September 2017 Newsletter
JPP Themes for New School Year 2017-18
The half-termly focus on the virtue pairs of the Jesuit Pupil Profile for 2017-18 will be as follows:
first half - Curious & Active
second half - Generous & Grateful
- Intentional & Prophetic
second half - Compassionate & Loving
first half - Learned & Wise
second half - Faith-filled & Hopeful
The remaining two pairs (Attentive & Discerning and Eloquent & Truthful) will be picked up at the start of the 2018-19 school year.
JPP - Virtue and Learning in the Ignatian Tradition (pdf)
Feast of St Ignatius
Monday 31st July
Special Mass for alumni of Jesuit schools at Farm Street Church, London, at 6.00pm. [posted 27.7.17]
||St Ignatius Loyola - The Man and his Spirit
A new introduction to the life and spiritualty of St Ignatius. [posted 27.7.17]
Resources on St Ignatius
A new page has been added to this website making it easier to see and access Jesuit Institute publications. [posted 18.7.17]
Jesuit Institute Programme 2017-18
The programme of conferences and courses for the school year 2017-18 is now available. [posted 2.7.17]
JI 2017-18 Programme